“I haven’t told my dad but I don’t think he will mind.”
Paul Gascoigne’s son Regan has come out as bisexual.
The 23-year-old performer – who appeared on BBC One’s talent show The Greatest Dancer – told The Mirror that he has dated both men and women in the past and admitted that his father doesn’t know.
“I’m bisexual, I date men and women. I’m really open about that,” he revealed in the candid interview. “I haven’t had a lot of relationships though. I’ve only dated three people. I haven’t told my dad but I don’t think he will mind.
“He is proud of me whatever I do and whatever decisions I make.”
Regan said he’s tried to stay away from the limelight because performing is his passion, and he wants to be judged solely on his talent. “I don’t want to be famous, I just want to be successful in what I do,” he explained.
“I wouldn’t want to not have Dad as dad but I would love to grow up not being the son of a famous person. I find it really hard. Because people know what he does, they assume I’m a joke act or I’m not actually going be able to dance or sing.
“But like Dad tells me, if I keep working hard, I can achieve anything.”
After his appearance on The Greatest Dancer, Regan went on to form a career in the music industry. He performed with Demi Lovato and Urban Voices Collective at the Europe Music Awards and on ITV’s The Real Full Monty: Ladies’ Night.